Doris Frohnapfel

1959 · Germany

Artist biography

Doris Frohnapfel is an established artist, who was born in Germany. Doris Frohnapfel was born in 1959. Some of the artist's contemporarie that are from the same generation and country include Andreas Gursky and Thomas Ruff.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Doris Frohnapfel's work is available on viewing in Galerie M29 in Cologne, Germany and Galerie b2 in Leipzig, Germany. Doris Frohnapfel most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie M29 in Cologne with the exhibition Envoque. The exhibition was open from 06 December 2019 until 21 February 2020. Doris Frohnapfel's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Galerie M29 in Cologne (09 November 2018 - 14 December 2018) with the name BEWAFFNETE GÖTTER and Galerie b2 in Leipzig (26 April 2019 - 24 May 2019) with the name Conflict & Collapsing Sites.

Further Biographical Context for Doris Frohnapfel

Born in 1959, Doris Frohnapfel was primarily inspired by the 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and development in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the dominant strains of the previous decade. Conceptual art emerged as a key movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the artwork into the spacious outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and engaging with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal considerations, creating cryptic and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain prominence for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly respected figures worldwide. Many of the artists who became so famous and successful in the 1960s remained dominant figures. For example, Andy Warhol branched out into film and magazine publishing, the first type of cross cultural activity for a visual artist. This secured his reputation as a major international celebrity in his own right. International movements began to gain importance included feminism, which translated strongly into the visual culture, and photorealism which had begun in the 1960s and enjoyed momentous commercial and critical achievements. For the first time painters and sculptors from Latin America were embraced by the dominant critical and institutional levers in New York.

Doris Frohnapfel

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